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In Science this week, a University of California, San Francisco, team describes using single-nucleus RNA sequencing of tissue from the brains of autism patients to identify molecular changes associated with severity of the condition. They analyzed patients' cortical tissue and find that synaptic signaling of upper-layer excitatory neurons and the molecular state of microglia are preferentially affected in autism.

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Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.